The cheapest times to fly from HIA to SZX are

  • April 23rd to June 3rd
  • July 16th to September 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from HIA to SZX is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $2184 for Sunday flights during late September, or as low as $1202 for Thursday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from Huai’an (HIA) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $1245 to $2084 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1253. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late September, with an average price of $2121. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $868 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1625 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HIA to SZX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HIA to SZX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

HIA to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HIA to SZX flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Huai’an. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HIA. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Shenzhen, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Huai’an. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $55 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1584. Return trip prices are from the SZX to HIA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from HIA to SZX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking HIA to SZX

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from HIA to SZX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tianjin (HIA > TSN > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $598 (36.77%)

See HIA to TSN flights

Hack #2: Haikou (HIA > HAK > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1143
  • Average savings: $482 (29.66%)

See HIA to HAK flights

Hack #3: Phuket (HIA > HKT > SZX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1409
  • Average savings: $217 (13.32%)

See HIA to HKT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HIA to SZX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, CUA, Fuzhou Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Spring, Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen, Zhejiang Loong Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to Huai’an Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7720 miles or 12424 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HIA to SZX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HIA to SZX flight is about 14 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Huai’an and Shenzhen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from HIA to SZX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HIA
Origination airport name Huai’an Airport
City Huai’an
Country China
Latitude 33.8
Longitude 119.1

Return Airport

Destination code SZX
Destination airport name Bao’an International Airport
City Shenzhen
Country China
Latitude 22.6
Longitude 113.8


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